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Your Guide to Becoming Licensed
Begin by applying for free today. Our Program Advisors work with you to develop a personalized strategy to become a certified teacher.
Complete your testing and training in any order, at your own pace. Our study resources help you get ready for testing, and our innovative online training gets you ready for the classroom. NEW! Click here to tour our training coursework.
The Nevada Department of Education requires Praxis testing from all prospective teachers. Testing requirements vary by subject area and can be found by clicking ‘Learn More’ below.
We offer licensure paths in Elementary, Secondary, and Special Education.
Our Program Advisors will play an important role in helping you select the certification area(s) that complement your skills and interests, and give you the best chance to get hired.
We provide information on where to find free state preparation manuals, tests at-a-glance, test familiarization videos, and interactive practice tests.
We are actively building a free online forum in which teachers share their study tips and test feedback.
Once you complete your self-paced online training, you will have gained the expertise and knowledge necessary to begin teaching in the classroom.
Educational leaders provide the foundation of our curriculum, which is continually updated to provide the most relevant and effective classroom preparation.
95 hours of classroom readiness training is offered in our self-paced, online format, so that you can train to be a teacher while keeping your current job.
Our Candidates complete field based experience prior to entering the classroom on their own, providing a real-world foundation for their training.
During the Internship Year, our teacher Candidates complete case studies and field work in classroom management, among other areas of concentration such as literacy and assessment.
During this first year, you will lead your own classroom as a full-time teacher. Your district-assigned on-campus mentor will provide support and answer questions.
The amount of time it takes to become a certified teacher with Teachers of Tomorrow depends on the individual. Nevada Teachers of Tomorrow is an online, self-paced, alternative teacher certification program. This means that individuals can work through the training at their own speed, something that a more traditional program does not offer. Learn how Nevada Teachers of Tomorrow could be the right fit for you!
In order to become a teacher in Nevada, individuals must obtain their bachelor’s degree, as well as, take part in a teacher preparation program. It is the individual’s choice to participate in a traditional program or an alternative teacher certification program. Nevada Teachers of Tomorrow is an alternative teacher certification program that consists of a quality, self-paced curriculum, making it great for those who need a more flexible schedule.
Yes, you can become a high school teacher through this program! Secondary teachers (Grades 7-12) must take the Nevada Praxis Subject Assessment before they are able to be licensed in a specific subject. Each subject requires a different test, and the subjects you can teach range. If you are interested in teaching high school, the subjects you may become certified in are Biology, Mathematics, General Science, English Language & Arts, Social Studies, and Spanish.
There are a variety of courses that you can teach after you complete the program. Nevada Teachers of Tomorrow offers elementary teachers the opportunity to take the Praxis Elementary Multiple Subjects Test (5001), and secondary teachers the option to take subject assessments. These assessments cover Biology, Mathematics, General Science, English Language & Arts, Social Studies, and Spanish. Learn more about these subject tests and how Nevada Teachers of Tomorrow can help you prepare for them.